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Working Together: Suffolk County Community College Career Services + RISE Life Services

By | 2018-07-11T13:04:08+00:00 July 16th, 2018|Getting To Know, Latest News|

RISE Life Services has worked in collaboration with Suffolk County Community College’s Career Services recently on an internship program. We are thrilled to welcome Lauren Muncey, who was referred to us for an internship this summer in our Human Resources department. Lauren Muncey, Human Resources Intern at RISE Ms. Muncey will graduate in [...]

Get revved up for the 2nd Annual Aces & Races

By | 2018-06-26T16:45:07+00:00 July 9th, 2018|Events, Latest News|

ACES & RACES Wednesday, October 3, 2018 6-10pm $100 per person Aces & Races incorporates go-cart racing, casino night, and tastings of gourmet food and craft beverages. Entertainment by Endless Summer – The Ultimate Beach Boys Tribute Band, playing the best known Beach Boys tunes that are sure to have you singing along and dancing. [...]

Our Mission

By | 2018-06-18T12:41:44+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|Latest News|

Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) has become RISE Life Services. We have been elevating lives for over 35 years. Our new name more accurately describes how we raise the quality of life for those we serve and encompasses the programs we provide for them, as well as our surrounding community. Our organization has been [...]

RISE receives donation for purchase of AEDs

By | 2018-06-18T12:23:44+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Latest News|

RISE Life Services (an Aid to the Developmentally Disabled Company) recently received a generous donation from Susan Helsinger to purchase multiple AED machines for residences. This purchase facilitates the availability of much-needed equipment to help save the lives of the individuals in RISE’s residential program, should an emergency occur. An automated external defibrillator (AED) is [...]

Meet the Staff: Kaitlin Fibkins

By | 2018-06-13T20:00:27+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Getting To Know|

RISE Life Services has an amazing team of people, who make a powerful and positive difference every day in people’s lives. We’d like you to meet our staff members and learn more about them. This week, we introduce you to Kaitlin Fibkins, Coordinator at The Main Street Connection Day Program and RISE Benefits Specialist. We [...]

Resident Spotlight: Peter Impasto and The Main Street Connection

By | 2018-06-07T14:08:40+00:00 June 11th, 2018|Getting To Know, Inspiration Station, Latest News, Residential Life|

Meet Peter Impasto, a resident at RISE’s Northville ICF. He is also one of the first participants to join RISE’s new day program without walls called, The Main Street Connection. Peter’s story since his connection with The Main Street Connection is inspiring as he continues to thrive in a routine with activities he truly enjoys. [...]

Meet the Staff: David Glick

By | 2018-06-05T17:54:40+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Getting To Know, Inspiration Station|

RISE Life Services has an amazing team of people, who make a powerful and positive difference every day in people’s lives. We’d like you to meet our staff members and learn more about them. This week, we introduce you to David Glick, the Mental Health Program Director. We interviewed David to help you get to [...]

ADD RISES to New Heights with a Rebrand

By | 2018-05-22T19:16:39+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Getting To Know, Latest News|

  Aid to the Developmentally Disabled (ADD) is becoming RISE Life Services. We have been elevating lives for over 35 years. Our new name more accurately describes how we raise the quality of life for those we serve and encompasses the programs we provide for them, as well as our surrounding community. This changeover has [...]

Our New Middle Island IRA

By | 2018-05-10T13:59:57+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Getting To Know, Latest News, Residential Life|

ADD is becoming RISE Life Services! Our new name more accurately describes how we raise the quality of life for those we serve. Help us in sharing a warm welcome to our newest IRA home, site #32, located in Middle Island in Suffolk County. The team worked hard to help everything come together and make [...]

The #4Mind4Body Challenge: A part of Mental Health Awareness Month

By | 2018-05-10T13:51:36+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Events, Getting To Know, Latest News|

ADD is becoming RISE Life Services! Our new name more accurately describes how we raise the quality of life for those we serve. Join RISE Life Services and our Mental Health Department in the #4Mind4Body Challenge this month. May is Mental Health Awareness Month and has been observed in the United States since 1949, reaching [...]